Published: 2021-08-27

Favorable and unfavorable maxillofacial comminuted fractures

Sara Ahmed Hifny, Abdullah Mohammed Almuzaini, Shaika Meshal Alharbi, Abdullah Abdulaziz AlJelayel, Ohud Awwadh Kehaili, Mohammed Abdullah Alhuwaymil, Eman Abdulsalam Khalil, Hamid Yaseen Alrifaie, Haneen Abdulrhman Bakhadlg, Hassan Hadi Al Mutarid


Many maxillofacial injuries were reported with the most common ones being nasal bone injuries. In another context, injuries occurring to the mandible followed by the malar bone and axilla are the most common injuries that require surgical interventions. However, favorable outcomes regarding the management of these injuries are associated with many factors. Such factors include the severity of the fracture and the presence of associated morbidities and other fractures, which might lead to unwanted complications and complex management plans. In this study, we aim to discuss the most reported maxillofacial fractures, elaborating when favorable and unfavorable events can be detected. Moreover, this literature review discusses some challenges that might be present in some cases, requiring the integration of certain management skills and techniques. Providing adequate examination is essential to conduct better management. Caring for the associated fractures with the main event is also important, and should be considered to intervene against the development of any adverse events.  


Communited fracture, Maxillofacial fractures, Favorable, Unfavorable, Management

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